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Nicholas Wright

Nicholas Wright's RARB Bio

During his time at Miami University, Nicholas (Nick) had the honor of conducting, performing with, and touring with both the Collegiate Chorale (MUCC) and the Glee Club (MUGC), first under the direction of Dr. Ethan Sperry and later by Dr. Jeremy Jones. His original piece for mixed SATB a cappella chorus, One And The Same, received an international premiere by MUCC at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China.

While at Miami University, Nick studied arranging and composition with Ethan Sperry (choral), Glen Roger Davis (instrumental), Per Bloland (electronic), and Stephen Lytle (instrumental). As a trumpet player, he performed in the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and, in 2012, performed with the MUGC at Carnegie Hall.

Also in 2011, Nick traveled throughout southern India (Bengaluru, Chennai, Kerala, Puducherry) studying and performing Solkattu and Carnatic music in multiple venues including India's most sacred performance space, Kalakshetra. He also had the privilege of collaborating with Grammy Award-winning film composer A.R. Rahman on popular orchestral arrangements of Maa Tujhe Salaam from the film Vande Mataram, and Dil Se Re from the film Dil Se.

In 2012, Nick was hired as the chief arranger for ACappellaPsych, a full-service vocal production company founded by Matt Caruso and based in Princeton, NJ. During his time with ACappellaPsych, Nick created numerous award-winning arrangements for scholastic and professional ensembles worldwide while also expanding his role within the company to include recording engineer, sound editor, clinician, and webmaster. His work as an arranger and sound engineer has garnered several compilation placements, such as Best Of College A Cappella (BOCA) and Voices Only.

Following the death of his wife in early 2020 and the ensuing COVID-19 pandemic, Nick left ACappellaPsych. After some needed time away, he returned to making music with others in 2021. Nick currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he regularly contributes to works of both vocal and instrumental music as a composer, arranger, orchestrator, clinician, and producer. Since 2008, he has written music for ensembles around the world.

Reviews by Nicholas Wright

49 total reviews (48 albums and 1 single)


  • The Notochords Virginia Commonwealth University
    May 10, 2024
  • Cadenza The University of Chicago
    I Tried To Love You
    Dec. 30, 2023
  • Viridescent University of Vermont
    Volume II
    Dec. 26, 2023
  • Northern Lights Durham University
    Meet Me in the Sky
    Dec. 24, 2023
  • The New Dominions University of Virginia
    Puzzle & Code
    Dec. 18, 2023
  • Kühn Choir of Prague
    Voices of Earth and Air, Vol IV
    Sept. 24, 2023
  • AORA
    May 5, 2023
  • The Hullabahoos University of Virginia
    All Aboard
    March 22, 2023
  • Street Corner Symphony
    Dec. 29, 2022
  • The Crossing
    Dec. 20, 2022
  • The Dynamics University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Rain Check
    Oct. 14, 2022
  • Ransom Notes University of Chicago
    July 15, 2022
  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    High Tied
    July 31, 2017
  • The Virginia Belles University of Virginia
    Right Hook
    July 27, 2017
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    June 29, 2017
  • Dartmouth Aires Dartmouth College
    Truth or Daire
    Dec. 25, 2015
  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    All Tied Up
    June 12, 2015
  • Mixed Company Stanford University
    May 22, 2015
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    The Kraken
    Feb. 24, 2015
  • The Hullabahoos University of Virginia
    Open House
    Dec. 18, 2014
  • Dec. 17, 2014
  • The Pennharmonics Pennsylvania State University
    Black Cloud Silver Lining
    Dec. 2, 2014
  • Voices in Your Head University of Chicago
    The Singles: In My Mind
    Nov. 7, 2014
  • Chai-Town University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    The Brewprint
    Sept. 5, 2014
  • Briarcrest OneVoice
    Drive All Night
    Aug. 1, 2014
  • Not Too Sharp University of New Hampshire
    June 24, 2014
  • Lady Blue Duke University
    June 20, 2014
  • The Stanford Mendicants Stanford University
    Just a Group of Guys
    June 10, 2014
  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    June 3, 2014
  • The Toccatatones High Point University
    Fire Away
    April 29, 2014
  • Penny Loafers University of Pennsylvania
    In the Morning
    April 1, 2014
  • The G-Men University of Michigan
    The GP
    March 25, 2014
  • Counterparts University of Pennsylvania
    Handle With Care
    March 18, 2014
  • Pros & Cons
    Safe & Sound
    Jan. 10, 2014
  • Mixed Company Stanford University
    Dec. 20, 2013
  • The Madison Project James Madison University
    The Madison Project
    Dec. 19, 2013
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    Dec. 17, 2013
  • Dischord University of Pennsylvania
    Lights Out
    Dec. 16, 2013
  • The Exboyfriends
    Happy Ending
    Nov. 12, 2013
  • Street Corner Symphony
    Southern Autumn Nostalgia
    Oct. 29, 2013
  • The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus Yale University
    Some Pig!
    Oct. 15, 2013
  • Brown Sugar Northwestern University
    Oct. 11, 2013
  • Shabbatones University of Pennsylvania
    Honey & Hot Sauce
    Oct. 9, 2013
  • Briarcrest OneVoice
    Here To Stay
    Sept. 20, 2013
  • Penn Masala University of Pennsylvania
    Sept. 17, 2013
  • After Dark Washington University in St. Louis
    'Til Dawn
    Sept. 3, 2013
  • Purple Haze Northwestern University
    May 28, 2013
  • Sweet Signatures Elon University
    May 21, 2013

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